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running with elves

As it turns out, elves is NOT the plural of elvis, so there were no jumpsuits or paste-on sideburns at the Running With Elves 5K today. But there WERE lots of Santa hats and dogs in goggles. What more could … Continue reading

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life in six easy steps

life is easier when it comes with instructions.

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I am just a cowboy, lonesome on the trail

Roll me over and let me go riding in the rodeo. — the prophet Philip Parris Lynott — It’s not my first rodeo. Zappo’s facebook feed sends me a marathon plan. I figure if you can’t trust Zappo, who CAN … Continue reading

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now if i could jog my memory

One of the best things about being a journalist is that you can bring change, end atrocities, right wrongs in the world. #Metoo? Worthy, but so depressing. Nuclear war? See previous response. Criticize Pearls Before Swine? Not clever enough to … Continue reading

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if you finish, you urn a medal

I’m not the most marketing-savvy person around, but I’m not so sure about this choice of sponsors. On the other hand, I suppose it’s a good incentive to run. Just watch out for that last rite turn. Here’s hoping they … Continue reading

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everything that helps you sleep

If I could do what I want I’d become an electrician I’d climb inside my head and I’d rearrange the wires in my brain — the prophet julien baker — Sometimes it’s too much. And not enough. I’m recovering from … Continue reading

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but no bill murray sightings

They wore goofy hats and unapologetically festive costumes. They laughed and ran and cheered each other’s little victories. It was everything running should be. God bless us, every one.

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